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Toddler Talk: The Best Wintry Books

Even though it's not officially winter around here, I can't help but ready myself and my family for the coming season. The weather is sure reminiscent of wintertime, giving me excitement and hope for the season ahead. Snowy days and freezing temperatures are always coupled with my favorite things—candlelit evenings, comfort food, and snuggles by the fire! As I look forward to the winter season with my family, I have rounded up a great collection of wintry books for little ones. Grab one of these wintertime reads and cuddle up under a blanket with your toddler to really soak in the season!

1. Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Joose is a well-loved story about a little one testing boundaries and learning the true connection between mother and child.

2. This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers is a new book, featuring amazing illustrations, about a young boy and his moose.

3. Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin and illustrated by Eric Carle is a toddler favorite, featuring all sorts of animals and the sounds they make.

4. Singing Away the Dark by Caroline Woodward is about a little girl who has a long, cold walk in the dark, winter morning to reach her school bus.

5. One Bear Lost by Karen Hayles and Jenny Jones is a great counting book about a den of bears. My little ones LOVE this book!

6. Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson is a favorite book in our home, about a sleeping bear and his forest friends.

7. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats is a classic children's book that captures the magic of winter's very first snowfall.

8. Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner is a fun book that explores nature and everything that lives over or under the snow!

9. Stella, Queen of the Snow by Marie-Louise Gay is a fun tale about Stella and her little brother who spend a day playing in the snow.

10. Owl Moon by Jane Yolen is an epic tale about a little girl and her dad, who go owling one winter night.

11. Stranger in the Woods by Carl R Sams II and Jean Stoick is an incredible book about the creatures of winter, featuring fantastical photographic images.

12. Winter Garden by Ruth Brown is a fun story for little ones, about what happens to seeds and creatures during the cold months of winter.

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